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Old 08-24-10, 12:05 PM
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A little Campy Humor

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Old 08-24-10, 12:22 PM
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I'm old enough to remember when bikes came with that stuff on it.
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Y'mean people actually BUY that s**t?? Whoa...


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He doesn't say how many Valentino derailleurs you get for $199. If it's enough of them, there might be something you could do with them... at that price I'd guess 50 to 100 of them?
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He doesn't say how many Valentino derailleurs you get for $199. If it's enough of them, there might be something you could do with them... at that price I'd guess 50 to 100 of them?
They'd be great replacements for the sparkplugs I use as weights when I go catfishing in the sloughs.
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Originally Posted by bigbossman View Post
They'd be great replacements for the sparkplugs I use as weights when I go catfishing in the sloughs.
Back in the days when I worked in a bike shop, my father picked up an old oak map case they were discarding at work. Nice oak thing with three big flat drawers; but someone had taken all the hardware off it. So for drawer pulls, I saved six face plates from front derailleurs; two Fuji (=Suntour's), two Raleigh (=Suntour's), and two Valentino's. The Valentino's were very nice, a little more comfortable on the fingers than the Suntour ones. That's kinda what I was thinking, anyway.
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it seems these days no one has any respect for retired components

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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll View Post
it seems these days no one has any respect for retired components

Which is about what the Valentino "derailleurs" deserve.

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Valentino is the boss. We shouldn't be having this conversation.
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Campy humor? Isn't that a particular style?
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To be honest, I recently bought a Gran Turismo derailleur on ebay. I put it on my bike for a while. Got tired of it and took it off.
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